The Philippines is one of the top 5 countries across the world who contribute to the plastic trash thrown in the sea - 60% to be exact. Of those collected plastic trash items in the ocean, drinking straw trash ranks top 3 in quantity after plastic beverage bottles and plastic bottle caps. Clean Up the Philippines is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the Clean up the World campaign in the Philippines. It is a national volunteer program that inspires individuals and communities to clean up and preserve their local environment. This gift helps send a team to a public school to provide 100 metal drinking straws for children, whilst running a program on environmental protection. This program involves giving reusable metal drinking straws to the kids so that they can see sustainability in action.
This gift impacts communities in the Philippines and costs 520 points on JellyChip.
The target charity is Clean Up the Philippines.